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answered Apple Bluetooth keyboard is sometimes unresponsive, but becomes responsive again when Bluetooth -> Keyboard properties -> Services tab is opened
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accepted How to find Windows 8 OEM product key?
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answered How to extract Win 8 OEM key embedded in the BIOS?
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accepted Installing a different edition of Windows 8 on an OEM system
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comment How to extract Win 8 OEM key embedded in the BIOS?
@magicandre1981 yeah... that did not happen in my case, it prompted me to enter the product key during installation =\
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comment How to extract Win 8 OEM key embedded in the BIOS?
@Synetech i know, just try to get more money out of customers X_X. yes, I got the key-entry dialog at installation
Dec
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comment How to extract Win 8 OEM key embedded in the BIOS?
@Synetech first, my pc has a squared reflective Windows 8 sticker on it. I also called the manufacture(ASUS) technical support line, they verified that the product key is embedded in the BIOS. However, they were trying their best to persuade me to purchase a CD version of Windows 8 from Microsoft. I'm pretty sure I've paid a Win 8 licensing fee when I purchase the pc. I don't want to pay again for the same software =(
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comment How to extract Win 8 OEM key embedded in the BIOS?
@Synetech I installed with a Win 8 Pro CD and used "the method" (superuser.com/questions/512123/…). If I go to My Computer's Properties, it says I have Win 8 (not Win 8 Pro). Thanks for the activation status backup tool, but right now I can't use it because I'll need the product key from the BIOS to activate it first errrrr...
Dec
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comment How to extract Win 8 OEM key embedded in the BIOS?
@Synetech yes, this one is great! But the trouble is I've already formatted the OEM win8. The freshly installed Win8 doesn't have a valid product key. That's why I have to go to the BIOS =(
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comment How to extract Win 8 OEM key embedded in the BIOS?
oh, i see. I thought "the method" i indicated in the post would trick Win8 installation to think it's an OEM installation. Do you know where can i obtain an OEM Windows 8 installation copy? Thank you!
Dec
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comment How to extract Win 8 OEM key embedded in the BIOS?
according to this website (ghacks.net/2012/11/23/bios-embedded-windows-8-product-keys) the product key is embedded in the BIOS.... If they're not in the BIOS then where is the key stored? Also where is a good place to obtain an OEM's Windows 8 installation (for free)? it seems these days they charge for everthings... I called ASUS support, they are in the business of persuading me to buy a fresh copy of Win 8 from Microsoft....
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asked How to extract Win 8 OEM key embedded in the BIOS?